Family of Andrew Annis and Sarah Taylor Port Union, Scarboro

Standing: Levi Garry, Cynthia Thom, Fanny Pherrill Seated: David, Arthur, Andrew, Sarah Taylor Annis, Emily Chester, William Kneeling: Letitia Armstrong, Nellie Purdie

Andrew Annis was the son of Levi Annis and Rhonda (Conant Annis. He purchased 100 acres of land from Tom Adams in Port Union at the corner of Lawrence and Port Union Road in 1852 He built the stone house that was to become the family social center for years to come. The home was affectinately called “The Manor”. Andrew’s was a family of “quietly achieved church and public endeavors”. He was a powerful man with a long flowing beard, and was an outstanding pioneer, as well as a driving spirit in the church, on political campaigns, and on the farm.